Bio

Nick is a native Texan who represents individuals in state and federal courts throughout Texas. Nick’s main practice areas are employment law and personal injury law. As the founding attorney of the Wagoner Law Firm, Nick is dedicated to fighting for individuals who have been treated unfairly in the workplace and individuals who have suffered a personal injury.

After law school, Nick practiced law at a boutique firm in Houston where he gained considerable experience defending large employers in state and federal courts across Texas. As a former defense attorney, Nick is familiar with the wide range of tactics that defendants use to gain the upper hand in litigation. As someone who represents individual plaintiffs now, Nick uses his knowledge of these tactics to help level the playing field for his clients.

Education

In 2008, Nick graduated from Baylor University with degrees in finance and entrepreneurship. In 2011, Nick graduated cum laude from the South Texas College of Law in Houston, where he served as Managing Editor of the South Texas Law Review.

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Publications and Speaking Engagements

  • Article, Bargaining in the Shadow of Big Data, 67 FLA. L. REV. 1337 (2015) (coauthor)
  • Panelist, Symposium, “Legal Landmines with Big Data,” U.C. HASTINGS BUSINESS LAW JOURNAL (Mar. 28, 2014)
  • Presentation and White Paper, “Federal and State Employment Law Update,” UTCLE’s 29th Annual School Law Conference (Feb. 27, 2014) (coauthor)
  • Article, Web Links, 75 Texas Bar Journal 432 (June 2012)
  • Presentation and White Paper, “Emerging ‘E’-Issues in Education Law,” UTCLE’s 27th Annual School Law Conference (Mar. 1, 2012) (coauthor)
  • Article, FCPA Sanctions: Too Big to Debar?, 80 Fordham L. Rev. 775 (2011) (coauthor)
  • Book, Was BAE Too Big to Debar?, in Be My Guest: Bylined Posts from the FCPA Blog 195 (2011) (coauthor)
  • Presentation and White Paper, “FRCP Changes: Curbing the Fear Regarding Expert Communications,” Garland R. Walker American Inn of Court (Nov. 1, 2011) (coauthor)
  • Interview, Podcast, Too Big to Debar? Contractors and the Government’s Enforcement of Anti-Bribery Laws, The Project on Government Oversight (POGO) Podcast (July 6, 2011)
  • Comment, Honest-Services Fraud: The Supreme Court Defuses the Government’s Weapon of Mass Discretion in Skilling v. United States, 51 S. Tex. L. Rev. 1087 (2010)

Professional Associations

  • Editor, Appellate Advocate, State Bar of Texas—Appellate Section, 2012–Present
  • Member, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2015–Present
  • Dallas Young Lawyers Association, 2019–Present
  • Member, Houston Trial Lawyers Association, 2015–Present
  • Graduate, Houston Young Lawyers Association Leadership Academy, 2012–2013
  • Member, Garland R. Walker American Inn of Court, 2011–2014
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